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My car wont start,

Every time i try to turn it on it just clicks. I have my lights and everything. But i dont know where on the starter to hit it

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Rap it anywhere on the large casing the starter motor sits in. Have someone try to start it while you stand by engine. Does the click come from the smaller solenoid mounted on the starter? If it does, hit the starter, (not the smaller roundish solenoid) and see if it works. If it does, the starter motor is starting to fail. If nothing happens, the starter will likely need to come off for testing, but first check battery connections for being clean and tight, and check if the big cable on the starter is tightened down. Most parts stores will test starters for free.

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Check and clean the battery terminals, just went through this exact same problem myself this week! Google "clean battery terminals" if you have never done this before, pretty easy.

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SOURCE: starter problem the car doesnt turn over..and the starter doesnt even click..

have you checked you your spark plugs and your plug wires make sure your getting gas to the engine also

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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